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The little swift Manou grows up believing he's a seagull. Learning to fly he finds out he never will be. Shocked, he runs away from home. He meets birds of his own species and finds out who he really is. When both seagulls and swifts face a dangerous threat, Manou becomes the hero of the day.

  1. Andrea Block

    Director, Writer

  2. Christian Haas

    Director, Writer

  3. Phil Parker


  4. Axel Melzener


Top Billed Cast

  1. Willem Dafoe

    Willem Dafoe

    Manou's Father (voice)

  2. Kate Winslet

    Kate Winslet

    Manou's Mother (voice)

  3. Rob Paulsen

    Rob Paulsen

    Sandpiper (voice)

  4. Josh Keaton

    Josh Keaton

    Manou (voice)

  5. Julie Nathanson

    Julie Nathanson

    Francoise (voice)

Full Cast & Crew

Manou the Swift
Manou the Swift


Status Released

Release Information

  • May 31, 2019


    All ages admitted. There is no content that would be objectionable to most parents. This is one of only two ratings dating back to 1968 that still exists today.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 28m

Budget -

Revenue -



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